XFCE modernisation

Maximilien Noal noal.maximilien at gmail.com
Sat May 27 08:36:52 CEST 2023

Is... Is this a joke ?!

Le sam. 27 mai 2023, 07:24, Euri <EuriNaiz at protonmail.com> a écrit :

> Hi, after everything, let me introduce myself: My name is Euri (means rain
> in basque language), and I'm psychologist, I'm taking a degree in teaching
> arts in basic education (elementary and high-school), and I'm taking a
> UX/UI design degree too.
> So, I'm really close to the GNOME project (but I'm not part of them), and
> I want to help to improve GNU/Linux desktop, so, I want to offer my help to
> you, Xfce.
> For me Xfce is a great DE, and I think it is getting old and out of time,
> and I don't want to see the project die (It should keep updated to the
> modernity).
> In the past, I posted an [Article talking about it](
> https://www.eurinaiz.com/blog/GTK-HIGs-And-The-XFCE-Future/), In that
> moment I had no idea about UX and UI design, but now, I think I can
> collaborate more than in the past.
> A week ago I asked on [reddit about a place to do surveys,](
> https://www.reddit.com/r/xfce/comments/13nle5p/where_can_i_do_surveys_for_gnulinux_desktop/
> <https://www.reddit.com/r/xfce/comments/13nle5p/where_can_i_do_surveys_for_gnulinux_desktop/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3>)
> and nogafam.es gave me a nextcloud account (to use nextcloud forms).
> I have some ideas to make Xfce even more great, I have in mind a big
> changes that can be done to make a real modernisation in Xfce.
> But, first, I'd like to do some surveys to know about Xfce user's
> expectations and what would be appreciated, I've read the roadmap already,
> so I know about the Xfce's vision and I think that my apportions would be
> appreciated.
> Today I joined a GNOME Latam (I'm a spanish native speaker) conference
> talking about the design team in Libre Software projects.
> In general my ideas are the following, I just list them to expose em, but
> I don't want to discuss them in this thread and right now, 1st I'd like to
> make the surveys and next, start to discuss em. Also I wont base my
> propositions right now, because it should be done in the discuss thread and
> topic by topic.
>    1. New website design
>    2. Rebrand Xfce with new logo, new slogan, typography, etc.
>    3. Move the forum to a new discourse instance (to replace mailing list
>    and FluxBB instance)
>    4. Redesign Xfce default layout and make the designs predictable to
>    theming
>    5. Adopting Libadwaita as part of Xfce (as well the HIG, anyway Xfce
>    has GNOME's HIGs as its official HIGs)
>    6. Redesign all the apps to use correctly CSD and headerbars
>    7. Apply all UX fundaments to make the system and apps more usable and
>    accesible
>    8. Adopting Flatpak & Flathub as the official distribution channels
>    9. A fully Matrix adoption (Irc is too old to nowdays and it hasn't
>    advantages)
>    10. A self-support plan for XFCE
>    11. Adopting technology (don't reinvent the wheel) to focus in
>    creating new and better GNU/linux apps
> I'm gonna wait your replies, merci beaucoup.
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